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Official Collector's Edition Compilation thread (Latest: Grand Theft Auto V CE/SE)


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#1681 SPVietBoy

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 09:34 PM

Looks like the two editions of AC3 will have different things though... which kind of sucks if you want to collect or something. You know, for the collector's out there...

#1682 bojay1997

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 10:17 PM

No surprise that we're getting a AC3 CE. Though, looks like they're going the Gears of War 3 or Halo (insert release # here) route with standard/LE/CE versions.

I guess "Join or Die" edition will be the LE, and it'll be in the $80-$100 range, and the "Freedom" edition will be the CE and be in the $130-$150 range. I do wonder if the Assassins' medallion in the "Join or Die" version is included in the "Freedom" edition, like the Gears Of War 3 COGs.


This was a European announcement only. While it is very likely there will be one or more US collector's editions, it is not certain that they will be similar to what is pictured here. In fact, Europe has always gotten very different ce's of this series than we have received.

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 10:30 PM

I got an e-mail from the NISA Online Store letting me know about the Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland - Limited Edition: Grand Finale Set (PS3). Wow, that is one long title! It is a NISA Online Store exclusive and comes with free standard shipping. Information about this limited edition has been added to the OP.

#1684 Zaku77

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 10:51 PM

EU Ass Creed LEs are always always ALWAYS better than ours. Seeing how awesome this one is only sets me up for the disappointment that will be ours.

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 11:19 PM

Going to have my UK friend get me that Freedom Edition on pre-order :D

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#1686 kitsunisan

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 11:20 PM

Zavvi or sendit will have it, and the PS3 is region free.

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 11:37 PM

Zavvi or sendit will have it, and the PS3 is region free.


Zavvi's packaging for this kind of stuff makes me shudder.

Hell any retailer from the UK's packaging makes me #-o

At least with my buddy I know he will pad it in a damned box so the potential for damage is much much less.

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#1688 Romeo

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 11:43 PM

Assassin's Creed 3 CE announced!!

The Freedom Edition includes:

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A 24-cm high-quality figurine of Connor
A steelbook case art drawn by awards-winning comic artist Alex Ross
George Washington's notebook revealing all the truth & secrets about the Assassins and the Templars during the American Revolution.
One exclusive Lithograph
Lost Mayan Ruins single player mission: Connor's mission leads him in an old Mayan pyramid, full of mysteries and revelations. Players will be able to unlock Captain Kidd's fabled cutlass, a deadly, brutal and beautiful piece of steel.
Ghost of War single player mission: The tide of the Revolution turns into the Templars favor. Defeat your enemies and unlock The Pontiac's War Club, a powerful Native American weapon.
Multiplayer Sharpshooter package: Unleash the Sharpshooter fury in multiplayer with one new character, the Sharpshooter, one Relic, one Emblem, one special Picture and the Title of "The Jester".

The Join or Die Edition:

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The medallion of the Assassins with its high-quality curd ladle
George Washington's notebook revealing all the truth and secrets about the Assassins and the Templars during the American Revolution.
Ghost of War single player mission
Multiplayer Sharpshooter package

Taken from: http://www.ps3trophi...l-Editions.html




Are any of these coming to the US? As the worlds largest AC fan I demand it otherwise I'll see Ubisoft in court!

#1689 HakaHina

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Posted 27 March 2012 - 01:56 AM

I hope the US versions will be more physical than the last iteration of the series (i.e. Revelation's DLC oriented signature edition).
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#1690 technicalstylez

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 04:10 AM

risen 2 - 63 bucks and change. rpg about pirates= day 1 purchase for me.

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http://www.zavvi.com...n/10590743.html


  • Making of DVD – interviews with the developers from Piranha Bytes who delve deeper into the production of Risen 2
  • Soundtrack CD – The gripping tunes of the Risen 2 soundtrack will immediately absorb the listener into this fantastic pirate world
  • Double-sided poster – a large sized map of the game world on one side and an epic artwork featuring the hero and his crew on board their impressive ship
  • Pirate Flag – with the skull motif from Risen 2
  • Amulet – a pendant that every pirate and Risen 2 fan will be proud of
  • The Art of Risen 2: Dark Waters – an exclusive collection of art cards on high quality-paper


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#1691 Callidus

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 12:03 PM

Strange, both Zavvi and hmv have the Join or Die Editions up for pre-order (along with standard), but neither one have the Freedom Edition listed yet. FWIW, hmv has the Join or Die set at 67.99 while Zavvi has it at 56.85 (both prices in GBP obviously).

#1692 mrosnwo

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:34 PM

http://xbox360.ign.c.../1222730p1.html

Was thinking of giving this it's own thread, just for kicks, but I just couldn't. Who's in for this one?

#1693 masterchief2291

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:59 PM

http://xbox360.ign.c.../1222730p1.html

Was thinking of giving this it's own thread, just for kicks, but I just couldn't. Who's in for this one?


that definitely is a nice jacket but nowhere near $1200 nice. maybe $150-$200 tops.

#1694 technicalstylez

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 06:17 PM

zavvi sold out of the freedom ed. in 1 day.

Strange, both Zavvi and hmv have the Join or Die Editions up for pre-order (along with standard), but neither one have the Freedom Edition listed yet. FWIW, hmv has the Join or Die set at 67.99 while Zavvi has it at 56.85 (both prices in GBP obviously).


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#1695 Fatbot3

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:18 PM

Didn't see it posted so here's the Hitman Absolution CE announced for US:

http://ps3.ign.com/a.../1222793p1.html

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#1696 Donut2922

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:25 PM

zavvi sold out of the freedom ed. in 1 day.


With how Zaavi messed up the MGS LE orders i would have had little faith in this anyways.

#1697 technicalstylez

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 10:43 PM

With how Zaavi messed up the MGS LE orders i would have had little faith in this anyways.


idunno. i haven;t had any problems with them *knocks on wood.* i preordered the risen 2 ce -since no ce will be available here- from them so guess i'll wait and see what happens.
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#1698 bojay1997

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 11:10 PM

Didn't see it posted so here's the Hitman Absolution CE announced for US:

http://ps3.ign.com/a.../1222793p1.html

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Already up for preorder on Amazon at $80.

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#1699 dmdragon

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 04:46 AM

Added the Assassins creed III ce's mentioned earlier to the main post. It appears as of now the Freedom edition is Gamestop exclusive and the Join or die edition is just the regular US CE available everywhere. UK is getting a separate regular CE

The EU one is basically just a collectible case and 1 DLC, so the US wins on this CE

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 04:58 AM

Added the Assassins creed III ce's mentioned earlier to the main post. It appears as of now the Freedom edition is Gamestop exclusive and the Join or die edition is just the regular US CE available everywhere. UK is getting a separate regular CE

The EU one is basically just a collectible case and 1 DLC, so the US wins on this CE

Thanks, I didn't know we were actually getting these CEs here, and it helps to know the Freedom Edition is GS-exclusive even though I'm probably just going to get the JoD Edition (I, like many others, already have the steelbook :razz:).

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#1701 bojay1997

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:24 AM

Added the Assassins creed III ce's mentioned earlier to the main post. It appears as of now the Freedom edition is Gamestop exclusive and the Join or die edition is just the regular US CE available everywhere. UK is getting a separate regular CE

The EU one is basically just a collectible case and 1 DLC, so the US wins on this CE


Where did you get this information? The only reference I see to Gamestop in relation to this CE is in the UK where Gamestop also operates. I don't believe any announcements have been made about collector's editions here yet.

#1702 Psychonik

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:56 AM

My guess is the Freedom Edition will be a GS exclusive and Join or Die will only be available in the UK if previous releases tell us anything. Also lately Ubisoft and GS have been doing a lot of exclusive deals.

#1703 Psychonik

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 05:59 AM

After looking at the picture again both pictures have ratings on it from EU region so who knows what the U.S. will get. I'm still guessing that like Revelations any special/limited/signature/collector's edition will be exclusive to Gamestop.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 12:41 PM

Where did you get this information? The only reference I see to Gamestop in relation to this CE is in the UK where Gamestop also operates. I don't believe any announcements have been made about collector's editions here yet.


http://www.eurogamer...-game-exclusive

UPDATE: The Freedom Edition of Assassin's Creed 3 is a Gamestop exclusive, Ubisoft has confirmed to Eurogamer. It features two different exclusive missions: the Templar-fighting Ghost of War level and Lost Mayan Ruins adventure, which award The Pontiac's War Club weapon and Captain Kidd's cutlass, among other bonuses.


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#1705 bojay1997

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:49 PM

http://www.eurogamer...-game-exclusive



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Ok, that's Gamestop in the UK. They have different CEs than the US all the time. Please stop spreading incorrect information.

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 02:28 PM

The Prototype 2 Blackwatch artbook was disappointing. Really tiny and just a few pages of art with very light commentary scattered through. The soundtrack CD is ok. I like 7, 9 and 16. The large box they put it all in seems unnecessary.

#1707 dmdragon

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 03:01 PM

Ok, that's Gamestop in the UK. They have different CEs than the US all the time. Please stop spreading incorrect information.


Ok, fine, I'll remove the entire thing from the wiki. Feel free to post it back YOURSELF when/if it's updated as U.S

My apologies for trying to help out. I'll make sure it doesn't happen again.

#1708 iamsmart

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 03:22 PM

Oh, don't be such a drama queen. It was a rather confusing post.

The Prototype 2 Blackwatch artbook was disappointing. Really tiny and just a few pages of art with very light commentary scattered through.

Yeah I can't stand those small hardcover artbooks, yet they seem to be the standard for CEs. I'd rather have a softcover artbook that's maybe a touch larger a la the Xenoblade artbook.

#1709 Zaku77

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 04:09 PM

Ok, fine, I'll remove the entire thing from the wiki. Feel free to post it back YOURSELF when/if it's updated as U.S

My apologies for trying to help out. I'll make sure it doesn't happen again.


We just don't need misinformation spread that confuses people. It's not like it was an attack on you or anything. lol

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Posted 25 April 2012 - 07:45 PM

been out of the loop a bit. I've added Hitman Absolution to the op. Let me know of others missing and I'll ad them all.